5 Perfume Picks For Winter

Whilst everyone in the northern hemisphere is picking out there floral perfumes for summer, what’s left for the rest of us in winter? We have hand-picked some of the best winter perfumes – albeit with a touch of musk – that are appropriate for both day and night.

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Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black Rollerball, $35

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen have nailed their first perfume which is available in both white and black scents. It is the perfect blend of violet, sandalwood and rich vanilla for any time of the day. Keep the rollerball handy in your clutch or wallet for a quick touch-up throughout the day.

5 Perfume Picks For Winter

Marc Jacobs Mod Noir, $130

A new Sephora exclusive by Marc Jacobs brings the classic scent of gardenia with a modern twist. The cute packaging just confirms that this is one of the most stylish perfume launches of 2015!

5 Perfume Picks For Winter

Byredo 1996 Inez & Vinoodh, $158

A label which is synonymous with it’s minimalist packaging, this woody scent is perfect to add into your collection for winter. Strong scents of patchouli and black pepper gives it a mesmerising aroma which lingers all day long. Available in a 15ml spray to keep in your clutch for nights out.

5 Perfume Picks For Winter

Stella by Stella McCartney, $92

If you’re into warmer floral scents, Stella is the perfect match for you. The scent is not completely overwhelming and with warm amber notes, it’s perfect for the day time.

5 Perfume Picks For Winter

Philosophy Pure Grace Fragrance, $60

For a neutral scent that won’t change on the skin, Pure Grace is one of the best value for money perfumes. The musky tones are balanced out by fresh notes which smell just like crisp, white sheets.

5 Perfume Picks For Winter

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Top 5 Oriental Fragrances

Whether you’re in the market for a new perfume, it’s always best to understand the science behind some of your all-time favourite fragrances. Oriental perfumes are some of the most classic scents since they are distinctly feminine and linger on the skin all day long. Below are some of our top 5 oriental fragrances that you really can’t pass-up.

Tom Ford Fleur de Chine 50ml, $299

A classic oriental fragrance which is for the woman who wants to make a statement with her choice of perfume. Released in 2013 and a little on the pricey side, this fragrance is packed with magnolia, exotic floral notes, hinoki wood and jasmine for a truly individual scent.

L’Eau Diptyque 50ml, $120

Launched in 1968, L’Eau is a unisex scent which is both spicy and soft at the same time. Featuring cinnamon, rose, geranium and sandalwood which easily makes this one of Diptyque’s best sellers.

Coco Mademoiselle EDT 50ml, $159

If you’re looking for a touch of floral in your fragrance, definitely try Coco Mademoiselle. Not only does this fragrance have classic oriental notes but combines a fresh floral scent which isn’t too overpowering either. Featuring patchouli, bourbon vanilla and light musk.

Byredo Black Saffron 100ml, $229

Launched in 2012, this signature fragrance is your classic oriental-spicy perfume with a touch of raspberries in the base notes. Featuring chinese grapefruit, saffron and leather which is perfect for both men and women.

Yves Saint Laurent Opium EDT, 50ml $120

A must-have oriental fragrance if you want something classic and long-lasting. More than just a household name, Opium is filled which patchouli, carnation and vanilla which makes it a one-of-a-kind scent to have in your collection.

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